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Re: Possible problem with licensing of liberation-fonts



On 03/08/07, Tom spot Callaway <tcallawa redhat com> wrote:
>
> On Fri, 2007-08-03 at 11:48 +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I can't find any discussion of this in the archives, so apologies if
> > this has come up before, but there seems to be a bit of a problem
> > regarding the GPL+restrictions nature of the liberation fonts we have
> > packaged for Fedora. See the Debian discussion here:
> >
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/debian-legal lists debian org/msg36584.html
> >
> > These arguments would seem to apply equally well to
> > inclusion/exclusion of liberation fonts in Fedora as well. Thoughts?
>
> Talking to the FSF, to see what they think.

OK Thanks.

Actually, a related issue is that the License.txt file refers to GPL
v2, and grants exceptions to that (which is the point of centention
with Debian) *but* the COPYING file that is distributed with the fonts
is the LGPL v2 file. That is presumably in error.

J.
J.

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